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SONEL MIC-10k1 Insulation Resistance Meter

Insulation Resistance Measurement from 50 to 10,000V

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The Sonel MIC-10k1 Insulation Resistance Meter is a 10kV insulation tester designed to test and maintain high-voltage electrical equipment. It is capable of standard insulation resistance tests, plus various diagnostic tests such as polarisation index, dielectric absorption ratio, step voltage and dielectric discharge.

Standard Accessories: Carry Case, 240V Power Lead, 3 x 3m Test Leads, 3 x Crocodile Clips, 2 x Test Probes, Manual
Power Supply: Internal rechargeable battery or 230VAC mains supply
Voltage Output: 50-10,000 VDC
Battery Life: 4 Hours of continuous testing
Display: LCD
Test Functions: Insulation Resistance, Polarisation Index, Step Voltage, Dielectric Discharge, Dielectric Absorption Ratio

Key Features

  • Insulation resistance measurement (up to 40 TΩ)
  • Measurement voltage – any in the range of 50…10000 V, 50…1000 V with steps of 10 V, 1…10 kV with steps of 25 V
  • Continuous indication of measured insulation resistance or leakage current
  • Automatic discharge of measured object capacitance voltage after the end of insulation resistance measurement
  • Acoustic signalling of 5-second intervals to facilitate capturing time characteristics
  • Adjustable measuring time – up to 99’59’’
  • T1, T2 and T3 test times for measuring one or two absorption coefficients from the range of 1…600 s
  • Polarization index (PI), absorption coefficients Ab1, Ab2 and dielectric absorption ratio (DAR) measurement
  • Indication of actual test voltage during measurement
  • 1.2 mA, 3 mA or 6 mA test current
  • Insulation resistance measurement using two- or three-wire method
  • Measurements with test leads up to 20 m
  • Protection against measuring live objects
  • Measurement of capacitance during the measurement of RISO
  • Measurement of temperature (with optional probe ST-1)
  • Step voltage insulation resistance measurement (SV)
  • Dielectric Discharge calculation (DD)
  • Damage location (burnout)
  • Digital filters for measurements with strong interferences
  • Can work in an environment where electromagnetic interferences of 400 kV occur
  • Measurement of DC and AC voltages within the range of 0…750 V


  • Electrical equipment testing — This device is ideal for the routine inspection and maintenance of high-voltage electrical equipment. It ensures these systems function optimally and safely, particularly in industrial settings where reliability and safety are paramount. Regular testing helps in early fault detection and extends equipment lifespan.
  • Diagnostic testing —The meter is equipped for advanced diagnostic tests like polarisation index and dielectric discharge. These tests are crucial in assessing the integrity of insulation in electrical systems, identifying degradation or damage and ensuring compliance with industry standards.
  • Preventive maintenance — In power plants and electrical substations, the meter is essential for preventative maintenance. It helps detect potential insulation issues before they escalate into system failures or safety hazards, thereby reducing downtime and maintenance costs.
  • Quality assurance in manufacturing — The tester plays a crucial role in quality assurance processes in manufacturing. It tests electrical components and systems, ensuring they meet high quality and safety standards before being integrated into larger systems or released to the market.
  • Research and development — The meter supports research and development activities, especially in electrical product and technology development. Its precise and varied testing capabilities provide valuable data for innovating and improving electrical products and systems.

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Why choose the Sonel MIC-10k1 Insulation Resistance Meter?

The Sonel MIC-10k1 stands out for its versatility and precision in testing high-voltage electrical equipment. Its ability to perform standard insulation resistance tests and advanced diagnostics, like polarisation index and dielectric discharge, makes it indispensable for comprehensive electrical system analysis. The meter’s broad measurement voltage range, continuous insulation resistance indication and automatic discharge of capacitance-voltage post-measurement add to its utility. Additionally, its user-friendly features, like adjustable measuring time and acoustic signalling, enhance its functionality, making it a top choice for professionals seeking reliability and accuracy.

What other insulation resistance testers do you offer for hire?

At Brandis Hire, you can find a diverse range of insulation resistance testers to suit different needs. Here are some of the models in our catalogue:

  • Fluke 1503 Insulation Tester — This compact and rugged digital insulation resistance tester offers functionality up to 1000V. It is ideal for troubleshooting, commissioning and maintenance of electrical equipment. Key features include a range of 0.1 MΩ to 2000 MΩ for insulation testing, voltage measurement up to 600V and a continuity test function.
  • Megger MIT1020-2 Insulation Tester — This 10kV device is designed for the testing and maintenance of high-voltage electrical equipment. It offers standard insulation resistance tests, plus diagnostic tests such as polarisation index and dielectric discharge. It features a large backlit LCD and an inbuilt timer and is powered by a rechargeable battery or mains supply. With a noise rejection feature and a test range of 10 kΩ to 35 TΩ, it is both accurate and powerful​​.
  • Megger 1025 Insulation Resistance Tester — Ideal for high-voltage equipment maintenance, the Megger 1025 features a lithium-ion fast rechargeable battery, easy-to-read digital display and can measure up to 20 TΩ. It includes advanced testing options like PI, DAR, DD and SV tests​​.
  • Megger OTS80PB — This tester is designed for accurate breakdown and to withstand voltage tests on various insulating liquids. It features precision test vessels and a transparent, shielded lid for visibility and includes PowerDB Lite software for efficient data management​​.
  • MI 3210 TeraOhm XA 10kV — This is a portable, battery or mains-powered test instrument with exceptional IP protection (IP65), engineered to diagnose insulation resistance via high-DC test voltages of up to 10 kV. Because of its impeccable CAT IV protection, it is ideal for fast-paced industrial applications.

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